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  • 2018 Aston Martin Vanquish S Volante spy video

    Aston Martin a week ago started public road trials of a prototype for a new version of its Vanquish supercar. The new version is thought to be a more potent offering to help send out the car, as a successor is expected to bow in 2018. Some readers will recall that Aston Martin did the same with the original Vanquish. The more potent offering for that car was dubbed the Vanquish S (shown below), a name Aston Martin is likely to reuse for the current Vanquish’s swan song. Today we have a spy video of a prototype for the new Vanquish S convertible (a Volante in Aston Martin-speak)...

  • 2017 Aston Martin DB11 AeroBlade
    Aston Martin clears the air on new DB11's 'AeroBlade'

    In 1967, Lotus put a sky-high wing on the rear of the Lotus 49 to convert wind flowing from the top of the car to aerodynamic weight to press harder down on the rear wheels. Carmakers have gotten down on what came up ever since. Nearly all high-performance cars on the road now utilize not only some...

  • Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Spitfire 80
    Aston Martin dealer honors Spitfire's 80th birthday with special V12 Vantage S

    An Aston Martin dealer in the United Kingdom is celebrating the 80th birthday of the legendary Spitfire aircraft with a special, aeronautics-inspired version of the V12 Vantage S. The Supermarine Spitfire was one of the most effective fighter aircraft during World War II. Designed by R.J. Mitchell...

  • Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer to sign off on first 1,000 DB11s
    Aston Martin CEO to personally inspect first 1,000 DB11s

    Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer can add another qualification to his resume: he will be personally inspecting the first 1,000 examples of the automaker's new DB11 to leave the assembly line in Gaydon, England. The executive made the announcement on Twitter, where he also posted an image of an...

  • 2018 Aston Martin Vanquish S spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2018 Aston Martin Vanquish S spy shots

    A new generation of Aston Martin’s Vanquish supercar is in the offing but before it arrives the British automaker will introduce a more potent version of the current, second-generation model that's been on sale since the 2014 model year. A prototype for this new version, tipped to be called a...

  • Jay Leno behind the wheel of the 2017 Aston Martin DB11
    Jay Leno, former Stig Ben Collins and the Aston Martin DB11 all in 1 video

    Coming as no surprise, former talk show host and car collector Jay Leno is one of the first people outside of Aston Martin to sample the new DB11 grand tourer. Leno was behind the wheel of the pre-production prototype that was on display at the car’s 2016 Geneva Motor Show debut, and joining...

  • Aston Martin Vulcan - Image via Mecum Auctions

    Here’s your best chance to get ahead of all the buyers looking to snag one of Aston Martin’s new hypercars being developed with the Red Bull Racing Formula One team. We should warn you it’s not cheap, but since it’s hypercars we’re talking about we assume money ain’t a thang. At Mecum’s annual auction taking place during Monterey Car Week in August, one of just 24 Aston Martin Vulcans ever built will be up for grabs. Aston Martin has previously stated that Vulcan owners will be given special treatment when it comes to the new AM-RB 001 under...

  • Aston Martin AM-RB 001
    New photos from the Aston Martin AM-RB 001’s launch

    Yesterday we were treated to the reveal of a new hypercar being developed by Aston Martin and Red Bull Racing. The development is far from complete yet already the car, code-named the AM-RB 001, is being billed as the McLaren F1 for this generation. That’s because just like the F1, the new...

  • Aston Martin AM-RB 001
    Aston Martin and Red Bull’s AM-RB 001 hypercar revealed

    Aston Martin has provided us with a first look at its revolutionary new hypercar being developed in partnership with the Red Bull Racing Formula One team. The new car, code-named AM-RB 001, will be one of two special edition models Aston Martin introduces in 2018, and it’s destined to be the...

  • Aston Martin Vantage GT12 Roadster
    Q by Aston Martin reveals special Vantage GT12 Roadster at Goodwood

    Aston Martin is on the closest thing to its home turf this week, where the British automaker's Q division has debuted a new, one-off roadster tailor-made for an unnamed customer. The Q by Aston Martin division creates bespoke versions of standard models at the request of customers, including this...

  • Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato concept, 2016 Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este
    Aston Martin to build 99 Vanquish Zagato coupes

    The gorgeous Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato concept unveiled during May’s 2016 Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este will see production, the British automaker has confirmed. The concept is a bespoke version of the V-12-powered Vanquish supercar wrapped in a body crafted by the artisans at Italian...

  • Teaser for Aston Martin Project AM-RB 001
    Aston Martin hypercar sees huge demand despite rumored $3.66 million price

    Among the well-heeled who are willing to pay seven-figure sums for cars, a still-secret Aston Martin hypercar is proving exceptionally popular. The British automaker says it has over 200 parties keen to buy the as-of-yet unnamed car, which is already double an initially indicated production run of...

  • 1960 Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato

    At this year's Concourso d'Eleganza at Villa d'Este in Northern Italy, design house Zagato celebrated its 60th anniversary of working with British automaker Aston Martin. To mark six decades of collaborations, Zagato debuted its stunning Vanquish Zagato concept, but it is certainly not the first of its breed. ALSO SEE: 1954 Maserati A6 GCS named Best in Show at 2016 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa D’Este Here's a rundown of some of the latest model's more notable predecessors: 1960 DB4 GT Zagato: In response to Aston Martin's quest for a lighter version of its DB4, Zagato was...

  • Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato concept, 2016 Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este
    Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato concept debuts at Villa d'Este

    Aston Martin unveiled the stunning Vanquish Zagato concept car at this past weekend’s Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este. It’s the first official collaboration between Aston Martin and Italian design house Zagato since the Virage Shooting Brake of 2014. The latest car represents the fifth...

  • 1968 Aston Martin DBS barn find
    Rare Aston Martin DBS barn find comes up for auction

    A rare Aston Martin DBS has emerged from a 30-year slumber in a barn on the quiet island of Jersey, the largest of the Channel Islands. Headed for auction later this month at the historic Silverstone circuit in the United Kingdom, the DBS is a remarkably well-preserved example of a largely...

  • Aston Martin V12 Zagato, 2011 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este
    Join Aston Martin on a series of the best automotive events

    Aston Martin owners and enthusiasts will have the opportunity to be hosted by the British sports car manufacturer at a handful of exclusive events worldwide this year—for a price. The events are designed to give fans a more insider experience centered around Aston Martin's lineup. The...

  • 1953 Aston Martin DB3S
    Aston Martin with incredible provenance comes up for auction

    The list of people that have driven this Aston Martin DB3S headed for the auction block has been a veritable Who's Who of the racing scene: Stirling Moss, Tony Brooks, Peter Collins, Roy Salvadori and Reg Parnell have all held its big steering wheel and hustled it through the corners. CHECK OUT...

  • 2017 Aston Martin Vantage GTS
    2017 Aston Martin Vantage priced from $137,820

    Aston Martin has streamlined its Vantage sports car range as it prepares for next year’s arrival of a redesigned model. It means that for buyers after the current V-8-equipped model, there’s now just the Vantage GTS (a V8 Vantage S in other markets). It’s priced from $137,820 for...

  • Teaser for Aston Martin Project AM-RB 001

    Aston Martin recently partnered with the Red Bull Racing Formula One team to develop a new hypercar. The car, code-named the AM-RB 001, will start deliveries in 2018 and only 99 examples will be built. Autocar recently sat down with the car’s two main designers, Aston Martin Design Director Marek Reichman and Red Bull Racing Chief Technical Officer Adrian Newey, and came away with the knowledge that there will be two versions of the car, one for the road and another strictly for track use. DON'T MISS: Bugatti Veyron owner cool with using auto wash Though both will be extreme, it’s...

  • Aston Martin Vulcan in New Zealand
    Aston Martin Vulcan visits New Zealand racetrack

    Aston Martin's new Vulcan supercar has arrived down under at New Zealand's Highlands Motorsports Park, an appropriate place for the V-12 monster that was designed specifically for track use. With 800 horsepower on tap, the Vulcan is Aston Martin's answer to the Ferrari XX cars and the McLaren P1...

  • 2017 Aston Martin Vantage GTS
    2017 Aston Martin Vantage preview

    The Aston Martin Vantage is on its way out after a run that’s lasted more than a decade. The car was first previewed in concept form as far back as 2003 and made its debut two years later as a 2006 model. A successor is coming next year, one based on the all-new platform debuting in the 2017...

  • Aston Martin Vulcan - Image via Aston Martin Cleveland
    Second Aston Martin Vulcan arrives in the U.S.

    Of the 24 Aston Martin Vulcans destined to be built, three are earmarked for the United States. The second of those three cars has now arrived, a beautiful navy blue example. It joins the first car, a burnt orange example, at Aston Martin Cleveland and presumably is available for sale. The orange...

  • 2017 Aston Martin Vantage GT8
    2017 Aston Martin Vantage GT8 revealed, limited to 150 units

    Aston Martin’s new hardcore version of the V8 Vantage has been revealed. The car is the Vantage GT8, and it’s to be built in an extremely limited run of just 150 examples. Unfortunately, none are expected to end up in the United States. That’s a shame because the modifications...

  • 1954 Aston Martin DB3S
    Bonhams to auction off rare Aston Martins, including ex-Stirling Moss DB3S

    Next month, the auction house Bonhams will set up shop on the grounds of Aston Martin's old Works factory in Newport Pagnell, England, where a number of the automaker's best-known cars will go under the hammer. Chief among them is a 1954 Aston Martin DB3S, which is estimated to sell for as much as...

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